Jobs Held by Recent CED Graduates

CED alumni work in a wide variety of different areas, such as corporate social responsibility, economic development, government, community associations or non-profits, environment/sustainability, and local foods, all with a common focus on the community level. This diversity reflects the flexible nature of the multi-disciplinary major, in which students use their four course specialization to tailor the major's core skills and knowledge towards their own subject matter interests. This page lists jobs currently held by many of our alumni

Our alumni currently work in the following positions:

Corporate Social Responsibility/Business

  • Manager, Corporate Communications at L’Oreal USA
  • Communication Specialist, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Corporate Communications Manager, Bank of America
  • Chesapeake Energy, Senior Field Representative
  • Automated Financial Systems, QA Analyst
  • Senior Program Coordinator, Ecova
  • Research Assistant, CRA Consulting, Inc.
  • Client Success Analyst, Oracle
  • Director of Programs, ORS Partners
  • Experience Associate, Forensic Technology Solutions, Price Waterhouse Coopers, LLC
  • Originations Analyst, Citi Community Capital
  • Marketing & Community Manager, Tech Impact

Economic Development

  • Economic Development Coordinator, EDC of Lancaster County
  • Main Street Manager, City of Bradford
  • J.E.T. Program Coordinator & Jobs Developer at The Private Industry Council
  • Senior Incentives Consultant, AKT Peerless
  • Ag & Energy Program Coordinator, Chester County Economic Development Council
  • Data & Policy Analyst, Montgomery County Commerce Department
  • Marketing Associate, Allegheny Conference on Community Development


  • Environmental Compliance Coordinator, Alpha Natural Resources
  • Real Estate Program Assistant, Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • Trip Leader Specialist, Venture Outdoors
  • Marine Endangered Species Observer, REMSA
  • Junior Environmental and Reporting Officer- Haiti
  • Conservation Technician, Friends of Nevada Wilderness
  • Environmental Scientist, Amy S. Greene Environmental Consultants, Inc.
  • Environmental Scientist, HMS Water Solutions
  • Environmental Planning and Design, LLC
  • Energy Auditor/Inspector, Community Action Organization
  • Associate Consultant, Sustainable Transportation division of Energetics
  • Environmental Officer, Global Communities
  • Associate Consultant at Energetics, Sustainable Transportation Solutions Division

Government/Land Use

  • Urban Planner, WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff in the USA
  • Urban Planner & Strategic Development, Marvel Architects
  • Title Associate, Long Consulting Group, LLC
  • Criminal  Defense Attorney
  • Associate Attorney, Kaplan, Kirsch & Rockwell,  LLP
  • Senior Program Coordinator/Transportation Planner, Rutgers University
  • Senior GIS Specialist, Montgomery Township Department of Engineering
  • Right-of-Way Acquisition Consultant, ARROW Land Solutions, LLC
  • GIS/CAD Drafter, Public Service Electric and Gas
  • Extension Educator, Penn State Extension, Chester County
  • Officer, United States Navy
  • Officer, United States Army
  • Planner/Grant Writer/Administrator, Clinton County
  • Assistant Planner, Centre Regional Planning Agency
  • Outreach Specialist, The Re-Energize Program, City of Lincoln, NE
  • Community Planning Coordinator at Port Authority of Allegheny County
  • GIS Technician at UDC Inc
  • Business Development Manager, NSW Department of Industry

Community Associations/Social Services/Non-Profits

  • Community Facilitator, Center for Teen Empowerment
  • Data Analyst, Third Bridge
  • Community Specialist, Brooklyn Boulders
  • Program Associate, Tickets for Kids Charities
  • Director of Programming, Zawadi Fund International, Children and Youth Empowerment Centre
  • Impact Coordinator, The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance
  • Program Assistant, United States Institute of Peace, American University
  • Onsite Coordinator, REVERB
  • Activities Director, Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries
  • Digital Campaign Administrator, The Public Interest Network
  • Case Manager, Integrated Family Community Services
  • CHANGE Logistics Coordinator, Oxfam America
  • Marketing and Community Manager, Tech Impact

Local Foods/Agriculture

  • Market Coordinator at Boulder County Farmers’ Markets
  • Assistant Manager- Food Acquisition, Philabundance
  • Outreach Coordinator, SNAP
  • Registered Dietician, Billings
  • Policy Intern, Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
  • FarmFest Coordinator, Pennsylvania Certified Organic